They are the co: creators of the community for anyone interested in plants, gardens and green spaces. Meet Bill and Tracy Blevins of PlantsMap.com Both are extremely active on social media sharing their passion for gardening. I love following Tracy on Twitter because she is always sharing something new from the garden world. Bill Blevins […]
Listen is as the House Plant Guru shares the inside scoop on growing and caring for the Christmas cactus.
Every Autumn it is always a treat to check out the new pumpkins and squash I’m finding at garden centers and farmers markets. I’ve always been fasinated with growing pumpkins but have only been successful a few times. There really is an art to growing beautiful squash and pumpkins and today #canninglive host Janet Cassidy […]
I’m excited to share my conversation with Adam Cortell with you today . Recently teamed up for …
Not only did the title catch my attention with mention of ‘Coffee’ but the fact that I followed a suggestion from a source on social media and use coffee grounds in my garden to help the plants. Does it really do anything ….
Houseplants always look amazing in the garden centeres but there are a few I bring home and they just don’t look so good after a few weeks. Today I’m talking with Steve Asbell who is a Garden Writer, Artist and Author of ‘Plant By Numbers : 50 Houseplant combinations to decorate your space’. I received […]
Have you ever read a book that motivates as it inspires you to express yourself in the garden. I felt that way about Fran Sorin’s book ‘Digging Deep’. Fran challenged me almost a year ago when I first read her book to get organized with my creative side in the garden. Tonight I’m honored to […]
Miniature gardening is a trend in the garden industry that just doesn’t seem to be loosing popularity anytime soon. Google search gardening or stop in at your local garden center and you will find many new products available for the miniature garden enthusiasts. The really cool thing about growing miniature gardens is that you can […]
One of the best ways to connect with others who garden is to use social media platforms like Google+. There are many who share daily using this popular site featuring organized photo galleries and video hang-outs. I have been active on my G+ page for over a year now and enjoy all the new gardeners […]
Are you like me and constantly have dirty fingernails because you just love to dig into the healthy soil with the greatest tool in the garden? This week on #gardenchat Twitter chat forum we welcome Bonnie Plants friend Mary Beth Shaddix as our guest host who will be giving our audience sure ways to get […]
Do you remember the first time you saw a Knock Out rose shrub? What was your impression of that new promise to be able to have a rose garden with ease in your home garden? I will admit when I first saw the Knock Out at the garden center I was working at about 8 […]
She embraces gardening with her southern charm and style that shines through in her writings. Helen Yoest is the owner of Gardening With Confidence™ website and can be found monthly in many of our favorite gardening magazines like Better Homes and Gardens, Country Gardens, Traditional Home, and Southern Living Magazine. Mid 2012 her very first […]
One of the freshest and uplifting scents in nature is that of the conifer; Any cone-bearing tree. Who doesn’t enjoy a walk in a wooded area loaded with evergreens and pines? I don’t remember the story of why trees like the Douglas Fir were picked as the ‘official’ Christmas tree but if I were to […]
A few days ago I had the honor of speaking with one of my favorite West coast garden writer friends. I was so excited to hear all about his upcoming garden lectures and his new book coming out in early 2013 that I wasn’t ready when he asked me ‘What do you call your yard?‘. […]
Rose Share on Twitter From My Garden : Cream Showing Pink Petals Did you know that you can learn how to grow a rose using social media? It is true : I am living proof! I was once a sceptical of roses in my garden and being adventurous for me was adding a few fool […]
The seasons seem to be a bit out of sync with one another after we were thrust into Summer as the official date of spring arrived. A week after spring arrived the cooler more seasonable temperatures arrived bringing a few below freezing nights that were sure to damage the new summer growth on the shrubs […]